Technology

Kristian Nylén – Strong 2018 sees Kambi maintain its upward trajectory

Publishing its Q4 2018 trading statement, Stockholm-listed sports betting technology provider Kambi Group Plc has reported that 2018 was “the most successful year in its history” following the group’s expansion into further regulated markets supported with solid growth across its commercial pipeline. Kambi reported that its trading period ending in December 2018 was that of a ‘record’, with its year-on-year …

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DAZN seeks tricky content partnership with Telefonica

Stating its intent on becoming the lead OTT (Over-the-Top) platform for the Spanish sports broadcasting market, the leadership of DAZN is reported to be seeking a content collaboration with telecoms giant Telefonica.   Well backed DAZN, an enterprise seeking to establish itself globally as the ‘Netflix of sports’, is set to launch its Spanish OTT proposition next month, with Spain becoming the eighth …

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Pinnacle pushes for next-level esports capacity integrating GameScorekeeper API

Low margin sportsbook Pinnacle has detailed that it has ‘significantly accelerated its position as the leading esports bookmaker’, partnering with real-time data provider GameScorekeeper. Pinnacle has moved to integrate GameScorekeeper’s ‘live score API’, which will extensively amplify its esports betting proposition, as GameScorekeeper monitors 85% of all pro-sanctioned esports tournaments/matches. Updating stakeholders, Pinnacle Trading Director Marco Blume states that GameScorekeeper …

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Dench leads 138.com revamp of UK domain

Online gambling group 138.com (138) has moved to revamp its UK sportsbook and casino profile, utilising new industry software incumbent Dench turnkey platform solutions. The extensive partnership sees 138 migrate its 138.co.uk domain, services and customers to the Dench Core platform, seeking to revitalise its product proposition for the saturated UK online gambling marketplace. The 138 executive team details that …

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BtoBet to bring ‘glocal’ approach to Wildar Gaming partnership

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SBC Americas Editor Chris Murphy was in attendance as BtoBet officially launched its regional partnership with Wildar Gaming for Latin America (LatAm). BtoBet CEO Alessandro Fried shared his vision with journalists at the invite-only ICE press conference about both the ‘uberization of the igaming industry’ and the ‘importance of being glocal’. He defined ‘glocal’ as being present at a global …

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Playtech BGT moves beyond the bonus with ‘Level-Up’ gamification programme

Playtech BGT Sports has announced the launch of its ‘Level-Up’ gamification program, seeking to enhance its partner customer engagements, loyalty and retention dynamics through real-time rewards. Updating the market, Playtech BGT details that it has delivered the best-in-class gamification program for its clients, who moving forward will be able to enhance their market offerings with ‘Level-Up engagements’ including – time-sensitive incentives, …

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SIS launches esports live betting at ICE

Multi-channel data services provider Sports Information Services (SIS) has expanded its reach into the esports market by launching its industry-first Competitive Gaming betting product tailored to esports sportsbooks. The product was showcased at this year’s ICE conference, which showed attendees a live broadcast of players competing against one another. The match was  moderated by a dedicated integrity referee, specifically trained …

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Paysafe Group signals US betting intent with ‘Single Point API’ launch

Global payments and e-merchant services provider Paysafe Group has stated its corporate intent to lead transactional services within the liberalised US sports betting market in 2019 and beyond. Yesterday at the ICE London 2019 conference, Paysafe leadership announced the launch of its industry-specific ‘single point API’, which will deliver a unified payment platform/solution for all igaming/betting incumbents. Launching its new vertical, …

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Kindred on course to fulfilling ‘datacentre independence’ directive

Updating stakeholders on a core corporate initiative, Stockholm-listed online gambling group Kindred Plc has announced that it is a ‘step closer’ towards launching its proprietary global datacentre solution. For the past two-years Kindred has worked in partnership with New York-based next-generation data infrastructure specialists/developers Cockroach Labs DB, aiming to deliver ‘a single, globally geo-distributed platform based on multi‑active datacentre’ supporting …

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Expanded profile & responsibilities see Sportradar appoint Tony Aquila as Global Chairman

Leading sports data, content and media rights distributor Sportradar has restructured and expanded its board of governance, reflecting the firm’s ongoing international growth strategy and the broadening of its core sports stakeholder base. Updating the market, Sportradar confirms the appointment of renowned US enterprise executive Tony Aquila as new ‘Global Chairman of Sportradar Group’. A leading figurehead in technology venture …

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